Frank P. Walsh papers

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Description
Francis Patrick Walsh (1864-1939), an American lawyer and political reformer, was one of the chief architects of the legislative struggle against industrial exploitation of children and an advocate of Irish and anti-imperialist causes. He also fought for civil liberties and was a labor partisan and staunch New Dealer. Collection consists of correspondence, 1907-1939, with professional and political colleagues, friends, family, and others. There also are correspondence and papers, 1915-1939, concerning Irish affairs, the Committee on Industrial Relations, Louise Bryant, the Democratic National Committee, National Progressive League for F.D.R., the 1929 strike of textile workers in Passaic, N.J., the Spanish Civil War, and the Tom Mooney case. The rest of the collection consists of papers relating to Walsh's legal practice; some photographs of Walsh, his family, Eamon De Valera and others; a few posters dealing with Tom Mooney; and clippings, periodicals, newsletters, bulletins and other printed material about civil liberties, the Democratic Party, the Spanish Civil War, the National Woman's Party, child labor, the labor movement, and World War I and the Paris Peace Conference.
Names
Walsh, Frank P. (Creator)
Walsh, Frank P. (Author)
Bryant, Louise, 1885-1936 (Correspondent)
De Valera, Éamon, 1882-1975 (Author)
Committee on Industrial Relations (U.S.) (Author)
Democratic National Committee (U.S.) (Author)
National Progressive League for F.D.R (Author)
National Woman's Party (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1896 - 1939
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 3211
Topics
Civil rights
Industrial relations
Irish Americans
Labor movement
Labor unions
Social legislation
Textile industry -- United States
World War, 1914-1918 -- Peace
Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1922-1949
Spain -- History -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939
United States -- Politics and government -- 1901-1953
Lawyers
Social reformers
Walsh, Frank P.
Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942
De Valera, Éamon, 1882-1975
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Genres
Correspondence
Photographs
Posters
Scrapbooks
Diaries
Notes
Biographical/historical: Francis Patrick Walsh (1864-1939) was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He was a noted lawyer, civil libertarian, labor partisan, and a staunch New Dealer. He was one of the chief architects of the legislative struggle against industrial exploitation of children, and an advocate of Irish and anti-imperialist causes.
Content: The Frank P. Walsh Papers consist of correspondence, 1907-1939, with professional and political colleagues, friends, family, and others. There are also correspondence and papers relating to Irish affairs, the Committee on Industrial Relations, Louise Bryant, the Democratic National Committee, National Progressive League, the 1929 strike of textile workers in Passaic, New Jersey, the Spanish Civil War, and the Tom Mooney case. The remainder of the collection consists of papers relating to Walsh's legal practice, photographs, posters, and scrapbooks of clippings and printed materials.
Acquisition: Donated by the Walsh family, 1941
Content: Processing information: Richard Salvato, May 1985
Physical Description
Extent: 168 linear feet (151 boxes, 94 v.)
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11652250
MSS Unit ID: 3211
Archives collections id: archives_collections_3211
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 44b0f7a0-341c-0139-22b4-0242ac110004
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